Changes to Highway Code that will help make high-speed roads safer go live

New rules to make England’s motorways and high-speed roads even safer have come into effect today in a major update to The Highway Code. The update includes clearer advice on where to stop in an emergency, the importance of not driving in a lane closed by a Red X and how variable speed limits are […]

Highways England drafts updated guidance for The Highway Code

Highways England has drafted updated guidance for The Highway Code with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to help road users better understand how motorways and high-speed roads operate. More than 3,200 people and organisations responded to a consultation on the guidance, with their comments directly leading to it being amended and improved. The […]

Highways England launches public consultation on changes to The Highway Code

Highways England has launched a consultation on potential changes to the Highway Code to help improve driving and safety on motorways and high-speed roads. This includes the availability, appearance and safe use of emergency areas, variable speed limits, Red X compliance and what road users can do to avoid breakdowns. The consultation also considers the […]


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